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Barwis on Bristol

WTIC-1080 Face Connecticut

Bristol Health President and CEO Kurt A. Barwis, FACHE, and Judith Stein, executive director of the Center for Medicare Advocacy, were featured on the WTIC-AM public affairs program “Face Connecticut” on Sunday, Aug. 23. The interview focused on Medicare Advantage Plans, and how seniors should be their own self-advocates and learn more about these plans.

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Advancing Your Health Through Our Integrated Network of Care

President & CEO Kurt A. Barwis, FACHE joined the "MDAdvantage" Podcast to talk about his experience with coronavirus and how it's made him a better leader.

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Standing by Those Impacted by Social Injustice

The tragic death of an unarmed African American man in Minneapolis and the subsequent protests that have taken place, have clearly shaken our nation. These events have ignited justified frustration in cities and towns across the country and have highlighted continuous issues of racial injustice.
 
Those who participate in the marches are voicing their frustration and pain in hopes of starting a dialogue on a needed systematic change. The recent death of George Floyd, as well as the killings of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and countless others, are grim reminders of inequities that exist within our nation. Raising our voices to speak out against injustice is not only an essential part of our democracy - it is our responsibility as citizens of this great country.

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Jun 08, 2020

Standing by Those Impacted by Social Injustice

The tragic death of an unarmed African American man in Minneapolis and the subsequent protests that have taken place, have clearly shaken our nation. These events have ignited justified frustration in cities and towns across the country and have highlighted continuous issues of racial injustice.

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May 22, 2020

Celebrate Memorial Day in Our Hearts and Souls

Although celebrations for Memorial Day will be limited, as we social distance in our backyards with family, their collective memory is ever present in our hearts and souls.

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May 04, 2020

Proud to Offer Faster COVID-19 Results

I am thrilled to announce that the residents of Greater Bristol now have access to faster COVID-19 test results as a result of the Bristol Health Laboratory adding the ARIES System to its molecular testing arsenal.

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Mar 31, 2020

Coronavirus Hits Home

Barwis on Bristol: A March 31, 2020 update from CEO & President Kurt A. Barwis on the coronavirus.

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Mar 30, 2020

Thank You Doctors

During this COVID-19 outbreak, it’s important for all of us to step back for a moment and recognize special days like National Doctors’ Day which is on March 30. Doctors’ Day recognizes physicians from all over the world for the work they do for their patients and communities. It is their passion of caring for others that we recognize on this day.

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Mar 20, 2020

Latest Updates Concerning the Coronavirus

With the ongoing concern pertaining to the coronavirus, I want to remind everyone that this, once again, is a time for collaboration and kindness. Bristol Health continues to do the utmost to protect the health and safety of our patients, staff and community during this public health crisis. Thank you to all our patients and families for their continued support and understanding during this time.

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Mar 13, 2020

Letter to the Community Regarding the Coronavirus

In the spirit of our mission, Caring Today for Your Tomorrow, we want to assure you that Bristol Health is doing the utmost to protect the health and safety of our patients, staff and community during this coronavirus public health crisis.

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